Property analysts say that beach closures aren't new to Dubai, as new projects are being proposed, constantly changing the emirate's skylines.  (Shutterstock)
January 18, 2017 - 10:25 GMT
In an increasingly common occurrence, UAE developer Nakheel has angered Palm Jumeirah residents after blocking direct access to the beach due to new construction.
Welcome the Year of the Rooster this Chinese New Year with a colorful program of Far Eastern performances and activities on Al Maryah Island this January. (File photo)
January 18, 2017 - 09:25 GMT
Welcome the Year of the Rooster this Chinese New Year with a colorful program of Far Eastern performances and activities on Al Maryah Island this January.
Qbara Restaurant Lounge & Bar in Dubai. (
January 18, 2017 - 09:10 GMT
Food, glorious food at TOKO restaurant, anyone?
Lufthansa and Etihad last month signed a flight code-sharing deal after Lufthansa agreed to lease 38 crewed planes from airberlin, which is part-owned by Etihad. (Wikimedia Commons)
January 18, 2017 - 07:00 GMT
Italian newspaper Il Messaggero had reported that executives were mulling the possibility of Etihad buying a 30 to 40 percent stake in Lufthansa.
The objective of the Hywind pilot farm is to demonstrate cost efficient and low risk solutions for future commercial-scale floating wind farms. (Shutterstock)
January 18, 2017 - 06:00 GMT
When complete, Hywind Scotland will be the first floating wind farm in the UK and its novel technology offers vast, global potential.
Rory McIlroy
January 17, 2017 - 17:16 GMT
Rory McIlroy has withdrawn from golf's Abu Dhabi Championship this week because of a rib fracture.
The couple were in Dubai this week. (Instagram)
January 17, 2017 - 11:56 GMT
The couple were in Dubai this week.
Kimmy visited the Rashid Centre for Disabled Children. (Screenshot)
January 17, 2017 - 11:01 GMT
Kimmy visited the Rashid Centre for Disabled Children.
Masdar is leading efforts to link desalination to renewable energy, investigating the latest advances in technologies. (Trade Arabia)
January 17, 2017 - 09:00 GMT
The MENA region accounts for 44 percent of the 87 million cu m of desalinated water used daily but has historically used thermal processes using waste heat from electricity generation.
Demand for credit cards offering cashback on utility, telecom and school fee payments almost doubled during 2016, compared to 2015. (Shutterstock)
January 17, 2017 - 08:20 GMT
Credit card applications in the UAE have risen more than 50 percent between 2015 and 2016, regardless of income.
As part of the week, the 10th World Future Energy Summit (WFES) opens tomorrow at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre. (
January 16, 2017 - 14:00 GMT
Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week, hosted by Masdar, is a global platform addressing the interconnected challenges and opportunities of sustainable development, renewable energy and water security.
The annual report by Dubai's Land Department revealed that the sum of real estate investment transactions for the year exceeded $24.7B from 55,928 investors.  (Shutterstock)
January 16, 2017 - 09:00 GMT
A total of 6,416 Arab investors from outside the GCC contributed over $3.2B to Dubai's real estate market last year, with Egyptians topping the list for numbers and Jordanians for value.
Just purrrfect! (
January 16, 2017 - 07:51 GMT
Just purrrfect!
On individual criteria, Jordan stayed in 3rd place for size of government, rising from 8th to 7th for legal structure and property rights, and ranking 2nd in terms of access to sound money.  (Shutterstock)
January 16, 2017 - 05:51 GMT
The annual Economic Freedom in the Arab World Index ranks Arab League nations according to five criteria such as access to “sound money”, freedom to trade internationally and the regulation of credit, labour and business.
City Football Schools gives the younger generation in Abu Dhabi an opportunity to improve their football skills, stay healthy, make friends and have lots of fun in a positive and friendly learning environment.
January 15, 2017 - 16:35 GMT
Young footballers from the UAE discovered exactly what life is like as an English Premier League player during a visit to Manchester City FC.
Abu Dhabi's Reem Mall will cost one billion dollars, making it the most expensive mall in Abu Dhabi’s history.   (
January 15, 2017 - 11:00 GMT
Over $4 billion of mall projects will be awarded for retail projects across the UAE in 2017, compared to $502 million last year, according to MEED.